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Analysts Are Neutral on Top Utilities Stocks: Northwestern (NWE), South Jersey Industries (SJI)

Analysts fell to the sidelines weighing in on Northwestern (NWEResearch Report) and South Jersey Industries (SJIResearch Report) with neutral ratings, indicating that the experts are neither bullish nor bearish on the stocks.

Northwestern (NWE)

In a report issued on August 12, Anthony Crowdell from Mizuho Securities assigned a Hold rating to Northwestern, with a price target of $56.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $56.33.

According to TipRanks.com, Crowdell is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 5.2% and a 69.2% success rate. Crowdell covers the Utilities sector, focusing on stocks such as Pinnacle West Capital, Consolidated Edison, and WEC Energy Group.

The word on The Street in general, suggests a Hold analyst consensus rating for Northwestern with a $59.75 average price target.

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South Jersey Industries (SJI)

Mizuho Securities analyst Gabe Moreen reiterated a Hold rating on South Jersey Industries on August 11 and set a price target of $36.00. The company’s shares closed last Monday at $34.44, close to its 52-week high of $35.32.

According to TipRanks.com, Moreen is a 4-star analyst with an average return of 5.8% and a 70.0% success rate. Moreen covers the Industrial Goods sector, focusing on stocks such as Enterprise Products Partners, Dcp Midstream Partners, and Plains All American.

Currently, the analyst consensus on South Jersey Industries is a Hold with an average price target of $36.00, which is a 5.1% upside from current levels. In a report issued on August 4, Maxim Group also maintained a Hold rating on the stock.

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